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Hank Huizinga, 89, left, and his sister Elsa Barry, 91, right, laugh as they talk about their time serving in World War II. Both siblings will be going on an honor flight to Washington D.C.this month.
BART expects to begin a late-night weekend bus service as early as December to carry riders from jobs, night clubs and social visits after the trains stop running at midnight. After at least four years of talks and studies, BART officials now say the pieces are coming together to conduct a yearlong test of a limited bus service after midnight on Friday and Saturday nights.
The 2014-15 season of the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony will begin this coming Sunday afternoon. The major work on the program will be Gustav Mahler's fourth symphony with soprano Christine Brandes performing as soloist in the final movement.
An HP subsidiary, HP Russia, pleaded guilty to bribing Russian companies in order to score a technology contract worth millions, US prosecutors said. The company has agreed to pay a $58.77 million fine in a prosecution brought by San Francisco federal prosecutors asserting the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act , which applies to US companies and their subsidiaries abroad.
Selvage stripes indicate different denim mills on jeans at Two Jacks Denim in Oakland. Photo: Lea Suzuki, Staff / The Chronicle Two Jacks Denim in Oakland handpicks local lines and boasts a big selection of raw denim.
Michael was born in San Francisco on July 26, 1939. He attended Lowell High School, U.C. Berkeley for his undergraduate degree, law school at South Dakota University and medical school at Queens College, Oxford.
This weekend is going to be in the mid '70s and I challenge you all to get outside. Even if you're a long slumbering Nosferatu there are too many fun outdoor things going this weekend to stay cooped up.
Three years after starting the Bay Area's first Jewish food truck, owner and chef Kenny Hockert announced last week that his Old World Food Truck has reached the end of the road. The truck, which served "East European and Jewish soul food," was known for chicken schnitzel sandwiches, Reuben tacos, pierogi and a Sloppy Joe sandwich made with pulled brisket .
Despite continuous growth of China's direct investment in the United States and China sponsored projects in California, Chinese enterprises still have a long way to go to get familiar with the American business culture, as well as government regulations and rules, warned policy makers and industry insiders.
Leave your car behind and discover the delights of fall and early winter as you journey from inn to inn by bike, foot, horse, skis or snowshoes. Amazing inn-to-inn tours around the world Leave your car behind and discover the delights of fall and early winter as you journey from inn to inn by bike, foot, horse, skis or snowshoes.
In service from April 2015, this is the first time that an A380 will be available for customers traveling between San Francisco International Airport and London Heathrow. The Bay area will become the third destination in North America to receive the largest and grandest aircraft in British Airways' fleet.
There's a mystery being exhibited at San Francisco's Palace of the Legion of Honor Museum. It's a spectacular collection of 6000 year objects that were created during a culture about which we know very little.
Sending the kids off to college? Packing up the lamps and extra silverware for their first own-their-own apartments? Do your Bay Area-bred offspring-and their future social lives-a favor by tossing in a copy of Tacolicious: Festive Recipes for Tacos, Snacks, Cocktails, and More by Sara Deseran with Joe Hargrave, Antelmo Faria, and Mike Barrow.
Airline pilots and flight crews may face as much as twice the risk of the type of skin cancer known as melanoma compared with the general population, according to a new analysis of existing research.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 08:21 am
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